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Mac Appstore can't find new updates

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joergfromG Calculating status...
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Sep 18, 2013 10:50 PM



when there are updates from Apple available, the Mac Appstore on my Macs (iMac, MacBook Pro) can't find them, unless I switch to an admin-account.

Is this behaviour normal? Before Mountain Lion, I could update my Apps from any account.





iTunes, OS X Mountain Lion (10.8.5), iMac 2,7 GHz Intel Core i5
  • Kappy Level 10 Level 10 (221,010 points)
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    Sep 18, 2013 10:53 PM (in response to joergfromG)

    Yes. Application installation and updating requires an Admin account.

  • seventy one Level 6 Level 6 (8,475 points)
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    Sep 19, 2013 12:54 AM (in response to joergfromG)

    Then run the admin account now and then as a check.   Or go to the Apple logo > support > downloads, which will tell you about recent available downloads.  It's not the system that has it wrong unless Mountain Lion changed the support facility.


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  • seventy one Level 6 Level 6 (8,475 points)
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    Sep 27, 2013 4:59 AM (in response to joergfromG)

    Glad to see all is sorted.  Thank you for keeping us up to date.


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